RE­LI­GION CAL­EN­DAR

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SPE­CIAL SER­VICES

GOSPEL TABER­NA­CLE APOS­TOLIC FAITH CHURCH NO. 5, 236 North St., St. Michaels. 4 p.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9. Com­mu­nity Fel­low­ship Ser­vice. Guest speaker: Bishop Harry T. Lee Sr. and con­gre­ga­tion of Gospel Taber­na­cle First Apos­tolic Faith Church in Havre de Grace. Info: 410-2004975.

BOARDLY CHAPEL AME CHURCH, 100 Hyn­son Road, Chestertown (Pond­town). 3:30 p.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9. Ush­ers Day. Guest preacher: The Rev. Wil­liam Ross of New Life United Methodist Church in Cen­tre­ville. Info: 410928-5677.

BETHEL AME CHURCH, 237 N. Col­lege Ave., Chestertown. 2:30 din­ner, 4 p.m. wor­ship ser­vice. Sun­day, Dec. 9. An­nual Stew­ard Day. Guest preacher: The Rev. Dr. Doretha Whit­ting­ton, with the choir and con­gre­ga­tion of St. John AME Church, Po­comoke City.

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 111 Brook­letts Ave., Eas­ton. 11 a.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9. “A Blue Christ­mas Ser­vice,” a wor­ship ser­vice meant to be qui­et­ing and com­fort­ing, as well as up­lift­ing and hope-giv­ing. The hol­i­day sea­son can be full of painful me­mories and stressed re­la­tion­ships that take away much of the cel­e­bra­tion and joy. The Rev. Julie Hart will con­duct the ser­vice, along with Di­rec­tor of Mu­sic David Nicholson. Info: 410822-2904, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon­day to Thurs­day.

NEW LIFE CHRIS­TIAN CHURCH AND MIN­ISTRIES, 923 Phillips St., Cam­bridge. 3:30 p.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9. The Gospel in song fea­tur­ing Brother Ray Lock­amy of Higher Call­ing Min­istries in Princess Anne. Free will of­fer­ing. Info: 410-221-7853.

BETHEL AME CHURCH, 237 N. Col­lege Ave., Chestertown. 2:30 p.m. din­ner, 4 p.m. wor­ship. Sun­day, Dec. 9. An­nual Stew­ard Day. The Rev. Dr. Doretha Whit­ting­ton, choir and con­gre­ga­tion of St. John AME Church of Po­comoke City will minister the word and mu­sic.

FIRST BAP­TIST CHURCH OF EAS­TON, 115 Idlewild Ave., Eas­ton. 6:45 p.m. Wed­nes­day, Dec. 12. “Star of Won­der” Chil­dren’s Christ­mas Pro­gram. Re­fresh­ments served af­ter pro­gram.

FOOD

ST. LUKE’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 304 S. Tal­bot St., St. Michaels. 7:30 to 10 a.m. Satur­day, Dec. 8. En­joy a home­cooked break­fast at af­ford­able prices dur­ing “Christ­mas in St. Michaels.” Info: 410-745-2534.

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 201 Rail­road Ave., St. Michaels. 11 a.m. Satur­day, Dec. 8. Christ­mas in St. Michaels Old Fash­ioned Christ­mas Din­ner. Eat in or carry out. Info: 410-745-2557.

AS­BURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 18 S. Higgins St., Eas­ton. Feed Up Min­istry free meals. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ev­ery Thurs­day. Info: 410-822-3476.

AS­BURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 18 S. Higgins St., Eas­ton. In front of the church, a Bless­ing Box con­tain­ing canned goods for peo­ple in need in the com­mu­nity. Spon­sored by As­bury United Methodist Women.

AS­BURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 18 S. Higgins St., Eas­ton. Food give­away. 1 p.m. The first, third and fifth Mon­day of each month. Info: 410-822-3476.

DEN­TON CHURCH OF FREE SEV­ENTH-DAY AD­VEN­TIST, 401 Alder­s­gate Drive, Den­ton. “Chat and Chew.” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sec­ond and fourth Wed­nes­day of each month. Soup, re­fresh­ments and con­ver­sa­tion. Info: 302-6700574 or 410-463-6055.

SAFE HAR­BOR PRES­BY­TE­RIAN CHURCH, 931 Love Point Road, Stevensville. Food pantry. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Third Satur­days. For Queen Anne’s County cit­i­zens. Photo ID is re­quired. Info: 410739-4363.

TIL­GH­MAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 5731 Til­gh­man Is­land Road. 9 a.m. to noon ev­ery Tues­day and 3 to 6 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Help­ing Hands Pantry. Pantry needs in­clude fresh pro­duce, fresh or frozen meats and fish, canned tuna and pas­tas, dairy prod­ucts, pow­dered milk and toi­let pa­per. Info: 410-886-2009.

TRAPPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 29421 Maple Ave., Trappe. All-you-can-eat coun­try church break­fast. 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sec­ond and fourth Satur­days. Menu in­cludes French toast, pan­cakes, sausage gravy and eggs. Cost: $7 for adults, $6 for se­niors and $4 for chil­dren un­der 12.

AC­TIV­I­TIES

BETHEL AME CHURCH, 237 N. Col­lege Ave., Chestertown. 6 p.m. First Mon­days. Sis­ter to Sis­ter. Women are in­vited to share life ex­pe­ri­ences as they re­late to women of the Bi­ble. Info: 410-810-0054.

BETHEL AME CHURCH, 237 N. Col­lege Ave., Chestertown. 6 p.m. Sec­ond Tues­days. Sons of Allen Chris­tian men’s group. All men with the de­sire to grow spir­i­tu­ally are in­vited. Info: 410-810-0054.

CHO­SEN GEN­ER­A­TION DE­LIV­ER­ANCE MIN­ISTRIES, 501 Ceme­tery Road, Gra­sonville. Noon to 2 p.m. Ev­ery Tues­day. Free movie day. Free snacks and drinks. Spon­sored by the youth depart­ment. Info: 410-827-7909.

CHRIST EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 601 Church St., Cam­bridge. Noon to 1 p.m. WOW (Wor­ship on Wed­nes­day) in the chapel with Bi­ble study af­ter­ward in Bar­ber Hall. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Bring a lunch. Info: 410-228-3161.

CHRIST EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 601 Church St., Cam­bridge. Dead­lines: Tues­day, Dec 11, Cho­rus of Dorch­ester at the Arts Cen­ter and Hol­i­day Food Bas­ket dead­line. Fri­day, Dec. 14, dead­line for 150 hats, gloves and scarves tree. Info: 410-228-3161.

CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 412 S. Har­ri­son St., Eas­ton. Fel­low­ship Hall. 9:30 a.m. classes; 10:45 a.m. wor­ship. Info: 410822-0475, eas­t­onchur­chofthe­[email protected] or www.eas­t­on­brethren.org.

FAITH UNITY FEL­LOW­SHIP MIN­ISTRIES INC., 116 Lib­erty Lane, Chestertown. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day: noon to 1 p.m., “Hour of Power” Praise & Prayer; 7:30 p.m., “Roses Guide to Dis­ci­ple­ship” Study. Info: 410-758-4370, www.faithu­ni­tyfm.org or faithu­ni­tyfel­low­[email protected]

FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCI­EN­TIST, 501 S. Wash­ing­ton St., Eas­ton. Noon. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Tes­ti­mony meet­ing. Info: 410-8221133.

IM­MANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 242 Main St., Pre­ston. Break­fast for kids 9 a.m.; Sun­day school, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.; wor­ship 10:30 a.m. For all ages. Info: www.im­manuel­luther­anchurch.vz web­sites.com.

MOPS OF CAM­BRIDGE, Bay Coun­try Church, 714 Lo­cust Street, Cam­bridge. 10 a.m. to noon. Sec­ond Tues­days. Moth­ers of Preschool­ers (MOPS) meet­ings open to all moms with chil­dren ages birth to 5. Cof­fee, re­fresh­ments and speak­ers. Child­care pro­vided. Info: email mop­sof­cam­[email protected] or visit mop­sof­cam­bridge.com or MOPS of Cam­bridge Mary­land on Face­book.

NEW LIFE WES­LEYAN CHURCH, 13699 Greens­boro Road, Greens­boro. 9 a.m. Ev­ery Tues­day. Women’s Bi­ble stud­ies. Info: 410482-6897.

NEW GREATER HAR­VEST MIN­ISTRIES IN­TER­NA­TIONAL, 10 S. 3rd St. Den­ton. 5 a.m. Ev­ery Fri­day. “Wail­ing Women Prayer.” Info: 410-463-6523.

NEW LIFE CHRIS­TIAN CHURCH AND MIN­ISTRIES, 923 Phillips St., Cam­bridge. Noon prayer and 6:30 p.m., Power of Prayer and Bi­ble Study Se­ries “Self Control.” Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Free. Open to the pub­lic. Info: 410-221-7853.

NEW LIFE CHRIS­TIAN CHURCH AND MIN­ISTRIES, 923 Phillips St., Cam­bridge. 10 a.m. Sun­day School. Adult Sun­day school led by the Rev. De­dra Martin and Min. Mau­rice Blount. Learn how to en­hance your Chris­tian life through com­pre­hen­sive group dis­cus­sions, anal­y­sis and life ap­pli­ca­tion of God’s word. Chil­dren’s Sun­day school led by Sis. Brenda Mij, Sis. Deb­o­rah Stan­ley and Sis. Thor­nita Thomas. 11 a.m., wor­ship. Ev­ery Sun­day. Info: 410-221-7853.

NEW LIFE WES­LEYAN CHURCH, 13699 Greens­boro Road, Greens­boro. 7 p.m. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Adult Bi­ble stud­ies. Info: 410-4826897.

NEW TES­TA­MENT CHURCH, Best West­ern, 8708 Ali­cia Drive, Eas­ton. 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sun­day wor­ship; 7 p.m., Wed­nes­day Bi­ble study; 7:30 p.m., Fri­day prayer meet­ing and shar­ing. Info: Pas­tor Faith M. Car­roll 410-9430771 or 443-783-2639.

THE RE­TREAT HOUSE AT HILLS­BORO, 21641 Church St, Hills­boro. 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Ev­ery Mon­day. Cen­ter­ing prayer ses­sion. A time of in­ter­nal peace and quiet. Info: 410-364-7042 or [email protected]­treathouse­hills­boro.org.

THIRD HAVEN FRIENDS MEET­ING HOUSE, 405 S. Wash­ing­ton St., Eas­ton. 6 p.m. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. “A Course in Mir­a­cles.” A guided study group for ages 21 and older. Free. Info: 410-822-0293.

UNI­TAR­IAN UNIVER­SAL­IST FEL­LOW­SHIP AT EAS­TON, 7401 Ocean Gate­way. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sec­ond Tues­days. Book dis­cus­sion group. Free. Open to the pub­lic. Info: [email protected]

UNI­TAR­IAN UNIVER­SAL­IST FEL­LOW­SHIP AT EAS­TON, 7401 Ocean Gate­way. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sec­ond Wed­nes­days. Sound bath med­i­ta­tion. Bring pil­lows, blan­kets and yoga mats. Sug­gested do­na­tion: $15. Info: 410-822-8103.

WORK IN PROGRESS MIN­ISTRIES CHURCH, 104 Le­gion Road, Milling­ton. 7 p.m. Ev­ery Tues­day. Bi­ble study. Info: 410928-6085.

SER­VICES

BETHEL AME CHURCH, 237 N. Col­lege Ave., Chestertown. 10:45 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. Virtues of Je­sus Ad­vent ser­vices: Dec. 9, A Word of Love, Dec. 16, A Word of Joy; Dec. 23, A Word of Peace.

BETHEL AME CHURCH, 102 Wash­ing­ton Road, Cen­tre­ville. 10 a.m. Church school, 11 a.m. Wor­ship ser­vice. Sun­days. Info: 410758-3748 or www.bethe­lamemd.org.

CHRIST EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 601 Church St., Cam­bridge. 9 a.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9 wor­ship. The Rev. Canon Bernie Schroeder. Re­fresh­ments in Bar­ber Hall fol­low­ing the ser­vice. Info: 410-228-3161.

CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 412 S. Har­ri­son St., Eas­ton. 10:45 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. Info: 410822-0475, eas­t­onchur­chofthe­[email protected] or www.eas­t­on­brethren.org.

EAST­ERN SHORE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHO­DOX CHRIS­TIAN MIS­SION, Hamp­ton Inn, 8058 Ocean Gate­way, Eas­ton. 9:30 a.m. First Sun­days. Ortho­dox Chris­tian wor­ship. Info: 215-527-4212 or 443385-0702.

FAITH UNITY FEL­LOW­SHIP MIN­ISTRIES INC., 116 Lib­erty Lane, Chestertown. 9:30 a.m. Sun­day school for all ages; 11 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice. Ev­ery Sun­day. Info: 410-758-4370, www.faithu­ni­tyfm.org or faithu­ni­tyfel­low­[email protected]

GOSPEL TABER­NA­CLE APOS­TOLIC FAITH CHURCH NO. 5, 236 North St., St. Michaels. Bi­ble study 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ev­ery Tues­day; Sun­day school for adults and chil­dren 10 to 11:15 a.m.; Sun­day wor­ship 11:30 a.m. Dr. Ge­orge F. Dixon, pas­tor. Info: 410200-4975.

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 111 Brook­letts Ave., Eas­ton. 9:30 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. A con­gre­ga­tion of the Evan­gel­i­cal Lutheran Church in Amer­ica. The Rev. Julie Hart, In­terim pas­tor.

GRACE CHURCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 501 Race St., Cam­bridge. 8:45, 9:45 and 11 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship ser­vices. The Rev. Daniel Ged­man, pas­tor. Info: 410-228-4353.

NEW BEGIN­NING FAM­ILY WOR­SHIP CEN­TER, meet­ing at the Tal­bot County Ag Cen­ter, Hin­ers Lane, Eas­ton. 9:30 a.m. Bi­ble study; 10:30 a.m. wor­ship. Sun­days. Walter M. Filer, pas­tor. Info: 410-822-8309.

NEW LIFE CHRIS­TIAN CHURCH AND MIN­ISTRIES, 923 Phillips St., Cam­bridge. 11 a.m. wor­ship. Ev­ery Sun­day. Info: 410-2217853.

OX­FORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 101 N. Morris St., Ox­ford. 11 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. The Rev. June Bill­man, pas­tor. Info: 410-310-7142.

SAINT LUKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 712 Bradley, Cam­bridge. 10 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. The Rev. Jerome E. Til­gh­man Sr., pas­tor. Info: 410-221-0161.

ST. PAUL’S EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 3936 Main St., Trappe. 9:30 a.m. Sun­day school dur­ing school year; 9:30 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship ser­vice.

SAINT PAUL’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 205 Mary­land Ave., Cam­bridge. Sun­day wor­ship 8:45 and 11 a.m. The Rev. Bon­nie L. Shively, pas­tor. Info: 410-2281424.

SHORE HAR­VEST PRES­BY­TE­RIAN CHURCH (PCA), 9560 Black Dog Al­ley, Eas­ton. 10 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. 11:30 a.m. Sun­day School for all ages La­bor Day through Me­mo­rial Day. Info: 410763-7070 or www.shore­har­vest.org.

THE PEO­PLE’S NEW HOPE CEN­TER, 401 Alder­s­gate Drive, Den­ton. New Lo­ca­tion. 7 p.m., prayer and Bi­ble study ev­ery Wed­nes­day. 10 a.m. Sun­day school; 11 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship ser­vice. Info: 410822-3848 or 410-819-8678.

THIRD HAVEN FRIENDS (QUAKER) MEET­ING, 405 S. Wash­ing­ton St., Eas­ton. 5:30 to 6 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day and 10 to 11 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship meet­ing. Info: www.third­haven.org.

TRI­UMPH BAP­TIST CHURCH, Eas­ton High School, 723 Meck­len­burg Ave., Eas­ton. 11 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship ser­vice. VFW POST 5118, 355 Glebe Road, Eas­ton. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Sun­day chapel ser­vice. Open to vet­er­ans and the com­mu­nity. Ca­sual dress. Info: 443-521-0835.

WAUGH CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 425 High St. Cam­bridge. 10 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. The Rev. James. C. Whi­taker, pas­tor. Info: 410-228-4868.

ZION CHURCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 610 Lo­cust St., Cam­bridge. 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sun­day wor­ship. The Rev. Michael F. Hur­ley, pas­tor. Info: 410-2284910.

MU­SIC

CHRIST EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 111 S. Har­ri­son St., Eas­ton. 7:30 p.m. Fri­day, Dec. 7, and 4 p.m. Sun­day, Dec. 9. Eas­ton Choral Arts So­ci­ety cel­e­brates the Christ­mas sea­son with Saint-Saëns’ “Christ­mas Ora­to­rio.” Tick­ets: $25 in ad­vance at www. eas­t­on­choralarts.org and Ticket Hot­line 410-200-0498, or $30 at the door. Free for stu­dents with reser­va­tion (re­quired). Seat­ing is lim­ited; ad­vance ticket pur­chases are rec­om­mended.

CHRIST EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 601 Church St., Cam­bridge. 7 p.m. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Choir re­hearsal Those who would like to praise the Lord through singing are wel­come.

ST. AN­DREW’S EPIS­CO­PAL CHURCH, 303 S. Main St., Hur­lock. 7 to 10 p.m. First Mon­days. Blue­grass jam for mu­si­cians and fans. Do­na­tions ac­cepted for the ben­e­fit of the food bank.

SPE­CIAL SALES & BAZAARS

CORBALEY HALL, 301 Home­wood Ave., Cen­tre­ville. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Satur­day, Dec. 8. Christ­mas Bazaar spon­sored by Our Mother of Sor­rows/St. Peter the Apos­tle Catholic Parish. Silent auc­tion, craft ven­dors, white ele­phant room, se­cret Santa shop, our fa­mous chicken & dumplings, crab soup and other de­li­cious foods. Visit with Santa from 9:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

ST. MARK’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP, 311 E. Dover St., Eas­ton. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ev­ery Mon­day, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ev­ery Thurs­day, Fri­day and Satur­day. Info: 410-8207106.

TRAPPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 29421 Maple Ave., Trappe. Yard sale. 8 a.m. to noon. Ev­ery Wed­nes­day, and ev­ery sec­ond and fourth Satur­day. Info: 410476-4857.

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